[mythtv-users] Ubuntu Question
tmbomber at gmail.com
Mon Jan 29 21:11:49 UTC 2007
On 1/28/07, Damian Surr <damian at gingermagic.com> wrote:
> My question is...should I go with the server installation
> or the workstation installation?
I recommend going with a desktop install.
I tried the "Backend only" install found here:
Everything went swimmingly well until I hit "Install MythTV Backend" Step 4:
> 4. Run the initial MythTV setup app.
> Note, this won't work on the local console, as it requires
> an X server. You will either need to install an X server on the
> local machine (not recommended as its a waste of space and resources),
> or remotely connect to this machine using ssh and X forwarding. If
> you have never forwarded an X application, I'd recommend you read the [WWW]
What followed was 3 hours of pure hell trying to get an x server link
running from a windows machine.
I finally gave up and installed the desktop.
Things went *MUCH* smoother after that.
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